E. N. Cooke Came Here in 1870, Leaving After 35 Years.
E. N Cooke of Wenatchee, pioneer of the Kittitas Valley, died suddenly at the home of his son Claude Cooke of the Entiat yesterday morning.
Mr. Cooke was born in Oregon in 1854 and with his family came to this valley in 1870. He lived here continuously from then until about 20 years ago when he moved to the Colockum near Wenatchee where he was interested in the fruit industry.
His wife and four sons, Claude, Clyde, E. N. and Jay, survive him and he leaves also two brothers, George B. and M. D. Cooke of this city, and two sisters, Mrs. P. H. Schnebly of Ellensburg and Mrs. A. B. Whitson of Yakima.
Interment will be in Wenatchee tomorrow.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman